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Which grade level do you belong in?

Which grade level do you belong in?

Lydia Cohen, web staff

May 4, 2019

Each grade level during high school has its own defining characteristics. Are you more like the over achieving freshman or checked-out senior? Either way, take this short quiz to find out which class you actually belong in. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

Freshman vs. senior year at KHS

Freshman vs. senior year at KHS

Jane Stewart, communications editor

January 31, 2018

Have you ever noticed a difference in attitude between the freshman and senior class at KHS? We have. Here is our take on the difference between the freshmen and senior attitudes at KHS.

Four neediest cases: freshman

Four neediest cases: freshman

Audrey Allison, artist

December 12, 2017

  Gutter is a Yorkie Chihuahua. He has little doggie syndrome: he thinks he is bigger and better than all the other dogs out there. Gutter’s owner walks him, feeds him and cleans his cage. Gutter’s owner dog-sits for money to buy clothes for school and other things he needs or wants. Gutte...

Four neediest cases: KHS

Four neediest cases: KHS

Audrey Allison, Camille Baker, Richard Pfeifer, and Jack Rintoul

December 12, 2017

Each year around the holidays, TKC offers a helping hand to our community in one way or another. For the second year in a row, we decided to take on the Four Neediest Cases project, inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch's 100 Neediest Cases features. Four staffers sat down with a KHS student from each...

Photo gallery: freshman boys’ basketball

Photo gallery: freshman boys’ basketball

Kara Rieger, photographer

December 16, 2016

Freshman boys' basketball knocks Parkway South off their feet with a final score of 55-20 at 4:15 in the Denver Miller gym Dec. 12. The first quarter had everyone anxious as the score board sat at 6-4 for a seemingly long time. Kirkwood broke the tie of 6-6 and took the lead till the end. Matthew...

Freshman Cocoa and Cram

Freshman Cocoa and Cram

Mary Ralston and Audrey Berns

December 8, 2016

First semester is coming to an end, and students are preparing for final exams. This can be an especially stressful time for freshmen as it is their first time taking finals, but Link Crew hopes to help them prepare with the annual Freshman Cocoa and Cram. This event will be available to all freshm...

Planners

Planners

Lany Borella, Features

November 4, 2016

As students transition into the new school year changes occur, one of those many things are the planners. For the 2015-16 school year, planners were produced by KHS. As of this year, however, planner production has been handed off to a new company that has made several changes. The overall school...

Do freshmen have enough honors?

Do freshmen have enough honors?

Hannah Cohen, social media

October 5, 2015

Freshmen have two honors classes available: Honors Freshman Literature and Composition and Honors Geometry. For some freshmen, this is not enough. Students who are planning to take more honors classes their sophomore years, feel like they will not be prepared for the transition from regular to honors...

Call’s declassified freshman survival guide

Call’s declassified freshman survival guide

Will Drury, opinions writer

August 30, 2015

Suddenly you find yourself on a huge campus, walking down hallways filled with nameless faces, squeezing past crowds to reach your next class. It’s a big jump moving from middle school to high school. Although it's impossible to be prepared for everything, there are a few tips those with experience...

Photo gallery: KHS girl’s freshman soccer vs. Rockwood Summit

Photo gallery: KHS girl’s freshman soccer vs. Rockwood Summit

Chloe Hooker, photographer

May 22, 2015

Although the freshman team lost 3-0 to Rockwood Summit on April 27, they took the game as a learning opportunity. “The team learns and grows in confidence every week” Coach Hooker said, optimistic for a better next game.

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